“New York City: a Shining Mosaic” makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.
Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Conal Creedon’s “The Cure,” and finds Mellamphy’s portrayal of John Murphy, a washed-up, broken-down and burnt-out survivor of Cork’s Christian Brothers schools, welcoming natural force, brushing aside any stereotypical ideas we might have of an Irish man who likes a pint.ʼ
Mike Fitzpatrick recalls 9/111 and where he was, 15 years later.
Michael Fitzpatrick quotes one of his favorite lines from author Honor Molloy.
Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Russell Brand’s documentary “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” shown at the Tribeca Festival, and finds it outrageous and funny social commentary.
Mike Fitzpatrick interviews rocker Mark Geary and discovers Geary’s inner Count of Monte Cristo.
You know if you’re Irish. Here’s how to tell if your partner is… hint… you know what “manky” means.
Does Bob Geldof like Mondays after all? Michael Fitzpatrick has a scoop!
Things A NYC Irish Bartender Gets Asked And The Replies He’d Like to Give- And Sometimes Does (Part 1) by Michael Fitzpatrick.
Bartenders get tired of answering the same questions over and over. Michael Fitzpatrick knows that well. Warning: anger/bad language alert.
Michael Fitzpatrick finds out that The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue has a favorite Monkee.
What if Jonathan Swift, satirist and patriot, roamed Dublin today? Liam Swift wonders, in this original poem.
Cavan truckdriver finds Atlondis, once ruled by handsome Prince Fiachra and his personal assistant, Clive.
How It’s New York: Ardal O’Hanlon came to town to participate in The Craic Festival, a NYC-based film and comedy festival.How It’s Irish: Ardal O’Hanlon is from Co. Monaghan, and starred in the quintessentially Irish sitcom Father Ted.A few months ago comedian Ardal O’Hanlon, was here in NYC for The Craic Festival. Mike Fitzpatrick talked […]
Colm Meaney as Railroad Baron Thomas Doc Durant (AMC) How It’s New York: Michael Fitzpatrick is a Big Apple-based writer for the Irish Examiner. How It’s Irish: Colm Meaney is one of the most acclaimed Irish actors of his generation. An earlier version of this article was first published in Irish Examiner USA, November 8, […]